Amit Shah Calls Evaluation Meeting on Covid-19 Scenario in Delhi, CM Kejriwal, L-G Baijal to Participate In
Submit image of Union Home Minister Amit Shah chairing a meeting with officials to evaluate the Covid-19 scenario throughout India. (PTI)
In the conference, CM Arvind Kejriwal is most likely to press his government’s earlier demand to Amit Shah for supplying extra beds in main government-run health centers, and intervention to examine stubble burning in neighbouring states.
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah will evaluate the Covid-19 situation in Delhi at 5pm on Sunday amid a spike in new cases and increase in contamination levels due to Diwali fireworks and stubble burning. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, Delhi Lieutenant Guv Anil Baijal, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain will participate in the meeting at North Block.
In the meeting, Kejriwal is most likely to push his federal government’s earlier demand to Shah for supplying extra beds in main government-run hospitals in the background of the rise in the number of Covid-19 cases.
The Delhi CM may also look for additional support from the main federal government, including cooperation by other states, in controlling contamination which is increasing throughout the festive season.
Kejriwal had actually earlier looked for Shah’s intervention in dealing with the worrying Covid-19 scenario in the nationwide capital. The actions already taken by the Delhi federal government to control the pandemic are likewise likely to be discussed in the meeting.
The conference comes at a time when the nationwide capital is experiencing more than 7,000 cases daily for the past couple of days.
Contamination has also been a significant concern in the nationwide capital with thick blanket of toxic smog enveloping most parts of the city on Sunday, the early morning after Diwali. The Air Quality Index (AQI) has reached ‘extreme’ category following outright offense of the ban on Diwali crackers and unabated stubble burning in neighbouring states.
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